Nintendo has addressed crunch (aka abusive coerced workloads), suggesting a work-life balance is part of why Animal Crossing: New Horizons is being delayed.
The company’s mantra of “putting smiles on faces” extends to its employees, according to Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser. New Horizons will now be launching on March 20, 2020.
Oh, and Nintendo’s stock dropped as a result. Because the system is horrible.
IGN article with Bowser (not that one): https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/06/11/nintendo-comments-on-crunch-and-game-delays-a-e3-2019
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